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Guide to the Mel Rosenthal Photograph Collection
 PR 90

New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024
Phone: (212) 873-3400

© 2011 New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Holly Hinman and Jenny Gotwals

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on January 06, 2012
Description is in English.

Scope and Content Note

The Mel Rosenthal Photograph Collection spans the period from 1983 to 2001 and primarily contains photographs from his series documenting new immigrants to New York City and State. Individual prints are signed and captioned on verso by the photographer.


The collection is divided into two series: Refuge: The Newest New Yorkers; and General Photographs.